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Ideas for Fun Family Activities

Keep the whole gang entertained with these creative games, crafts, parties, and more.

Start the Party

Host a Backwards Party
Easy and inexpensive tips for throwing an unforgettable birthday bash.

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4 Ways to Get the Kids Laughing

Seven very funny people divulge the secrets to entertaining children of all ages.
Photo: Stephanie Rausser

5 Bingo Games for Kids

A clever way to entertain bored kids in the car, at a doctor’s office, or at a restaurant.
Photo: Antonis Achilleos

New Uses for Old Things: The Family Edition

Can a plastic bag come in handy for storing school supplies? Find the answer-and many more innovative ways to use everyday items for school.
Photo: Aimee Herring

4 Recipes for a Family-Friendly Taco Night

Host a DIY taco buffet with kid favorites and adult-friendly fixings. Here’s how.
Photo: Marcus Nilsson
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Dice with peas at dinner
Taco bar with toppings and sides

Get Crafty

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Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids
Fun, festive, DIY ideas to celebrate the holiday season.

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3 Fun Indoor-Activities for Kids
Each requires a little food coloring, a lot of enthusiasm, and not much hand-eye coordination.

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Fun Family Activities Checklist

Looking for something to do this weekend? How many of these activities can your family cross off the list?

  • Volunteer together. 
  • Watch all your old home movies. 
  • Kick the can. 

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